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Possible link between AstraZeneca vaccine and blood clots, says EU regulator

Guardian, 08 Apr 2021
The European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Wednesday it had found a possible link between AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine and reports of very rare cases of blood clots in people who had received the shot. Emer Cooke, the head of the EU's drug regulator, said it could not conclude if age or gender could cause an extra risk of clots among AstraZeneca vaccine users. When asked by a journalist why a young woman should take the AstraZeneca vaccine given the greater number of cases of clots among females in the lower age groups, Dr Sabine Strauss of the EMA said the risk of mortality from Covid-19 remained greater
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